The Library's Legal Answer Book
Every librarian who wants to make wise policy decisions and protect the organization from legal challenges can now consult the library legal team of Minow and Lipinskil Libraries are in the thick of legal issues as new technologies add layers of complexity to everyday work in the library. How do you know what's legal? What can you do to identify and address issues before they turn into bona fide legal matters? Where do you turn for help? In this comprehensive and authoritative, yet easy-to-understand Q & A customized for librarians, you'll find expert guidance on complex issues. With coverage of all the issues of the day - filters, fair use, copyright, Web publishing and Internet use, software sharing, ADA compliance, free speech, privacy, access, and employment and liability issues - you will have a librarian's J.D. in short order! This timely and practical desktop tool: Focuses on quick and reader-friendly answers to common legal questions; Provides examples of legal challenges faced in libraries; Includes precedents and case citations to conduct additional research; Supports libraries in their commitment to access without liability; With detailed and ready-to-apply answers to
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This book is intended for librarians and their attorneys and will be particularly useful in addressing questions involving the public setting . It focuses on real questions and concerns that we have encountered over the years .
My sister Martha helped me get through law school and to ask the right questions . My sisters have brought David , Ben , Rachel , Joe , and Mira into my life and thus enriched it manyfold . My cousin David Feldman changed my life by ...
The questions posed and the answers provided will help the reader begin this process , though of course nothing can substitute for actually reading and understanding the provisions of each section . Finally , the new liability ...
Most of this chapter revolves around that question . The rights listed in section 106 of the copyright law are subject to numerous exceptions that help libraries and their users . The most important exceptions that help libraries are ...
As in the example in question 41 , the copy placed on reserve does not become the " property of the user . " However , there may be fair use justifications for reserve copies . Each item should be evaluated on a case - by - case basis ...
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Are you getting ready to change or update your library's policies? Ever wonder if you were breaking any laws showing that movie to the pack of kids who just walked in your door? Minow, a consultant ... Read full review
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